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Thursday, May 2, 2024

Motorcycle crash with SUV leaves man dead

Elkhart, IN (May 2, 2024) - The Elkhart County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported crash involving a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle around 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, on US 20 just East of County Road 115.

Authorities say through their investigation, a 2017 Kawasaki ZX1 ridden by 45-year-old Jason Salyers of Elkhart, Indiana was traveling East on US 20 just East of County Road 115 when he collided with the rear end of a 2011 Subaru Legacy, also traveling East.

Officials say Salyers was thrown from his motorcycle causing life-threatening injuries. He was later declared dead at the scene. The driver of the Subaru, a 36-year-old Elkhart woman, sustained no reported injuries. The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

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